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Leadership Shift at BBC America

Sarah Barnett has been named the new president and general manager for BBC America. She most recently spent ten years with SundanceTV, and will continue to serve as its president and general manager until a replacement is found. Barnett replaces Perry Simon at BBC America, who will move on to an exclusive production deal with BBC Worldwide North America. BBC America offers U.S. audiences original pop culture, entertainment and news programming from across the pond. Follow BBC America on Twitter and “Like” on Facebook.

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